Enquiries continue after youth assaulted in Leicester
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Officers are continuing enquiries onto a fight in Granby Street, Leicester during which a youth was stabbed.
Police received a call at 5.27pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 November) to a report that a male had been stabbed in Granby Street during a fight involving a group of youths.
The injured male, a 16-year-old youth, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains in hospital and his injuries are not described as life threatening or life changing.
Granby Street and a number of surrounding roads were closed as emergency services responded at the scene and have since been reopened.
As a result of enquiries carried out so far, four people have been arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with the incident.
They are a 17-year-old youth, a 36-year-old man, a 33-year-old woman and a 42-year-old woman. All remain in police custody at this time.
Detective Sergeant Jim Muzzell, from the Complex Investigation team, said: “Our investigation remains ongoing as we gather CCTV and speak to witnesses.
“We know there were a number of people in Granby Street at the time of the incident; people who we suspect may have witnessed the incident or saw the events leading up to it.
“I would encourage anyone who may have any information in relating to this incident and hasn’t as yet spoken to police, to please get in touch with us.
“We are also aware of a video circulating online which shows part of the incident. I like to continue to ask people not to share this or to speculate regarding the circumstances surrounding the incident and if you have any information please contact us.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 23*737531 or visit us online at www.leics.police.uk.